Attack on Open Source Software

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on October 25, 2002

Rep. Adam Smith is a strong advocate for tech giant Microsoft, one of his principal campaign contributors. Post 9/11 however, there has been a growing movement in Congress to use open source software such as Linux for cybersecurity related agency applications. Rep. Smith is quoted in this article as stating that such software is “problematic and threaten(s) to undermine innovation and security.”

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